As much as Hong Kong is the place to be for adults who are looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of their daily lives, it is nothing short of a paradise for kids which is precisely what makes Hong Kong the perfect destination for family getaways! Hong Kong has several kid friendly attractions, fun theme parks, restaurants and adventurous rides that will give your kids an experience that they would cherish for the rest of their lives!
Have the adventure of a lifetime with Disneyland
The Disneyland in Hong Kong is like the holy Mecca for all the kids. Your trip to HK is incomplete without a visit to its iconic Disneyland which has a plethora of attractions, fun rides, shows and plenty of entertainment. There are so many things you could do at Disneyland.
You could visit the sleeping beauty castle and meet Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty, and then visit Tinker Bell at the exquisite Fairy Tale forest.
You could also attend Disney springtime processional- a live parade full of fun, frolic and splendour with Mickey and his friends Pluto, Goofy, Chip and Dales and Donald Duck.
If you feel hungry after the thrill ride, indulge in some character dining with Mickey and friends. Chef Mickey will serve you with some delicacies that will leave you satiate all your food cravings and at the same time, leave you salivating for more.
Then indulge in some comfort viewing and give your eyes a visual treat right above the sleeping beauty castle where bright colours and lights sparkle in the air with some classic Disney music in the background.
Be the first to fly with Iron Man
Adding to the fun, Iron Man has joined Mickey Mouse and gang at the Disneyland. The kids can now step into the high-tech world of Stark Industries, fly in Iron Man Wing flight vehicle, meet Tony Stark and don an Iron Man suit! Disneyland has an exclusive Marvel area where kids can enjoy marvel themed rides and take their Iron Man obsession to the next level by staying in Iron-Man themed hotels!
Beat the summer blues with Summer Splash at Ocean Park
Ocean Park is another kids’ attraction that you ought to visit with your clan. It is marine-theme park which features a water playground consisting of fountains where kids can beat the heat this summer.
The sea-themed park features animal exhibits, thrill rides, a play land for young kids and a wide range of shows. The place also has a diverse range of animals and an Animal Discovery Fest where kids can interact with animals in outdoor areas!
Experience wildlife like never before at Hong Kong Wetland Park
If there’s anything that kids love more than fun rides and theme parks, its wildlife and animals! Hong Kong Wetland park is world class ecotourism park with plenty of wildlife sightings.
It is a wetland habitat for birds, butterflies, dragonflies, amphibians and fish that would give your kids the adrenaline rush and keep them hooked for the rest of the trip!
Tantalize your taste buds with some yummy delicacies from Hong Kong
Apart from being the perfect destination with picturesque views and plenty thrill rides, Hong Kong is every foodie's paradise. With mouth-watering and sinfully tempting delicacies like Egg tarts to juicy fish balls, HK has it all!
An egg-tart is essentially a pastry crust (or a cookie dough) filled with egg custard which is then baked.
Fish balls are essentially bouncy and fluffy (and very juicy) balls made with fish paste which taste like heaven when served with spicy curry sauce. **salivates**
Dim Sums are every kids delight. For a term that loosely translates to “touch your heart”, dim sums do justice to their name. they are snack sized portions of deep fried/ baked foods served in bamboo containers and taste best with some tea.
For the ones who have a sweet tooth, Pineapple buns are a blessing! A sweet bun is liberally stuffed with pineapple. Needless to say, it tastes nothing short of heaven!
Who wouldn't fancy a helicopter ride?
Remember your childhood when helicopters would catch your fancy like no other? Well, dreams do come true. Hong Kong's astounding Victoria Harbour can provide you with an exceptional family experience - a helicopter tour that lets you gaze down at ferries, container ships, coastal vessel and motor yachts. The ride is so exciting for young and old alike that even actor Michael Wong recommends it!
Take a ride at the Symphony of Lights Harbour Cruise
Even the locals can’t get enough of Hong Kong’s magnificent skyline at the dusk. There’s nothing that can justify your journey to Hong Kong quite like “Symphony of lights” cruise at Victoria Harbour.
Hailed as the largest light and sound cruise by the Guinness World Records, the cruise is wholesome with a buffet dinner and live band as buildings on the Hong Kong skyline come to life with bright neon lights creating beautiful patterns that would make your kids never want to go back home!
Oh wait, did we tell you best part? ALL these highlighted attractions are offering SMART deals to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. So what are you waiting for? This year, give your kids the summer vacation of a lifetime and book your tickets to Hong Kong! *Packing bags already*